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Homepage:https://vivo.brown.edu/display/bknight
Workplace:Economics Department, Brown University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Reducing Frictions in College Admissions: Evidence from the Common Application
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2017

  1. Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads

2016

  1. The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Out-of-State Tuition Distortion
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2019)

2014

  1. An Econometric Evaluation of Competing Explanations for The Midterm Gap
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Quarterly Journal of Political Science (2017)
  2. Homophily, Group Size, and the Diffusion of Political Information in Social Networks: Evidence from Twitter
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2016)
  3. Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy
    Sciences Po publications, Sciences Po Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads
    Working Papers, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2016)
  4. On the Selection of Arbitrators
    Foerder Institute for Economic Research Working Papers, Tel-Aviv University > Foerder Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics (2012) Downloads View citations (2)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2014)

2012

  1. Sequential or Simultaneous Elections? A Welfare Analysis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in International Economic Review (2015)

2011

  1. State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2013)

2010

  1. Partisan Control, Media Bias, and Viewer Responses: Evidence from Berlusconi’s Italy
    Sciences Po publications, Sciences Po Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2012)
  2. Spatial Competition and Cross-border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2012)
  3. Spatial competition and cross-border shopping
    New England Public Policy Center Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Downloads

2009

  1. Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2011)
  2. Pet Overpopulation: An Economic Analysis
    Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (2010)

2008

  1. Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (2011)

2007

  1. Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2010)
  2. Socially Optimal Districting: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2007)

2006

  1. Socially Optimal Districting: An Empirical Investigation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Causes of Political Integration: An Application to School Districts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2005

  1. Socially Optimal Districting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. A New Look at Racial Profiling: Evidence from the Boston Police Department
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2009)
  2. Are Policy Platforms Capitalized into Equity Prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2007)
  3. Bargaining in Legislatures: An Empirical Investigation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Legislative Representation, Bargaining Power, and the Distribution of Federal Funds: Evidence from the U.S. Senate
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)

2003

  1. Parochial Interests and the Centralized Provision of Local Public Goods: Evidence from Congressional Voting on Transportation Projects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2004)

2002

  1. State capital taxes and the location of investment: empirical lessons from theoretical models of tax competition
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US) Downloads View citations (2)

2000

  1. The flypaper effect unstuck: evidence on endogenous grants from the Federal Highway Aid Program
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US) Downloads View citations (3)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. The Out-of-State Tuition Distortion
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2019, 11, (1), 317-50 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2017

  1. An Econometric Evaluation of Competing Explanations for the Midterm Gap
    Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 2017, 12, (2), 205-239 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2016

  1. Homophily, group size, and the diffusion of political information in social networks: Evidence from Twitter
    Journal of Public Economics, 2016, 143, (C), 73-88 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2016, 8, (1), 224-56 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2015

  1. SEQUENTIAL OR SIMULTANEOUS ELECTIONS? A WELFARE ANALYSIS
    International Economic Review, 2015, 56, 851-887 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2014

  1. On the Selection of Arbitrators
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (11), 3434-58 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2013, 5, (4), 200-229 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. PARTISAN CONTROL, MEDIA BIAS, AND VIEWER RESPONSES: EVIDENCE FROM BERLUSCONI'S ITALY
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2012, 10, (3), 451-481 Downloads View citations (87)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Spatial Competition and Cross-Border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2012, 4, (4), 199-229 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from US Municipalities
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2011, 3, (3), 82-112 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements
    Review of Economic Studies, 2011, 78, (3), 795-820 Downloads View citations (69)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2010

  1. Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries
    Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 118, (6), 1110 - 1150 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Pet Overpopulation: An Economic Analysis
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2010, 10, (1), 1-59 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. A New Look at Racial Profiling: Evidence from the Boston Police Department
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91, (1), 163-177 Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. A spatial merger estimator with an application to school district consolidation
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (5-6), 752-765 Downloads View citations (50)

2008

  1. Legislative Representation, Bargaining Power and The Distribution of Federal Funds: Evidence From The Us Congress
    Economic Journal, 2008, 118, (532), 1785-1803 Downloads View citations (44)
  2. The Effects of School District Consolidation on Educational Cost and Quality
    Public Finance Review, 2008, 36, (4), 408-430 Downloads View citations (15)

2007

  1. Are policy platforms capitalized into equity prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (1-2), 389-409 Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (4-5), 751-773 (2006) Downloads View citations (48)

    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Erratum to "Are policy platforms capitalized into equity prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election" [J. Public Econ. 90 (4-5) (2006) 751-773]
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (1-2), 387-387 Downloads
  3. Socially Optimal Districting: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122, (4), 1409-1471 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2005

  1. Estimating the Value of Proposal Power
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (5), 1639-1652 Downloads View citations (55)

2004

  1. Parochial interests and the centralized provision of local public goods: evidence from congressional voting on transportation projects
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (3-4), 845-866 Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Public Funds and Private Capital Markets: The Investment Practices and Performance of State and Local Pension Funds
    National Tax Journal, 2003, 56, (3), 579-94 Downloads View citations (17)

2002

  1. Endogenous Federal Grants and Crowd-out of State Government Spending: Theory and Evidence from the Federal Highway Aid Program
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (1), 71-92 Downloads View citations (177)

2000

  1. Supermajority voting requirements for tax increases: evidence from the states
    Journal of Public Economics, 2000, 76, (1), 41-67 Downloads View citations (45)

1999

  1. Rainy Day Funds and State Government Savings
    National Tax Journal, 1999, 52, (3), 459-72 Downloads View citations (13)
 
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